Car & Road Injury Compensation Claims

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Car & Road Injury Compensation Claims

Injured in a Queensland car or road accident? Check your rights.

If you are injured while driving a car or other vehicle on the road (such as a motorcycle or bicycle), you could be entitled to make a road or car accident compensation claim. If you’d like to discuss your case with one of our expert motor vehicle accident lawyers, call Smith’s Lawyers for a free and no obligation initial consultation on 1800 914 529 or chat online with our experts now.

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No risks or upfront costs with our ‘No Win. No Risk. No Catch’ promise.

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Free initial advice over the phone with our Principal. Available 7 days a week.

Queensland wide service

All Queensland regions serviced from our Brisbane City & Gold Coast offices.

No Obligation Home Visits

We offer no obligation home visits to explain the claims process.

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The car accident claims process

Get initial advice & home visit

Our compensation experts check if you may have a claim & explain the whole process to you.

Kick Off with our Legal Team

Once you sign up, your assigned legal team will gather all the required details, organise medical reports & start your claim.

Negotiate Lump Sum Settlement

We build your case over  12-18 months & negotiate with the CTP insurer of the ‘at-fault’ party to secure a tax-free lump sum settlement.

Nothing to Pay Unless We Win

Nothing to pay us, or anyone else unless we win your case. If you win, only pay for the work done to secure your compensation.

Common questions about claiming

Are there time limits?

Yes, strict time limits apply. The limit is 3 years from the date road accident for most claims unless you were under 18 when the injury occurred. Some exceptions apply, we recommend seeking legal advice as soon as possible.

How long will it take?

The majority of motor vehicle compensation claims can be completed by our Brisbane & Gold Coast accident compensation lawyers within 12-18 months. However, it can be longer for very complicated matters such as those involving multiple injuries.

Who pays the compensation?

Compensation is paid by the Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Insurer of the vehicle at fault. The claim is not made directly against the driver at fault, meaning the driver will not be out of pocket, nor will they have to find a lawyer to represent them. The CTP Insurer will deal with everything.

How much will it cost?

We offer a ‘No Win. No Fee. No Catch‘ promise, which means there are no upfront costs and you will never be left out of pocket. Fees are calculated on the amount of work done & will be explained before matter is opened.

What if the at fault driver isn't known?

If the at fault drivers identity is not known then you can still make a claim against the ‘Nominal Defendant‘ a statutory body established by the government for such a situation.

What if I wasn't driving?

You can make a claim if you were injured as a passenger (even if you were in car with the at fault driver) or as another road user such as a cyclist or pedestrian.


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